ES is hiring a tenure track professor in marine ecology

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies

Tenure-track Appointment


Position Summary. The Department of Environmental Studies at Gettysburg College invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor in Marine Ecology beginning August, 2019. Candidates should be committed to teaching undergraduates in an interdisciplinary department and have an active research program. The successful candidate will teach marine ecology, introductory marine science courses to non-majors, as well as upper level courses in their area of expertise. The teaching load for this position will be five courses annually (3/2 load), where either a lecture or laboratory section is considered to be one course.

Qualifications. Candidates must have a doctorate (or be ABD) in Marine Ecology or a related field. We seek an individual with demonstrated teaching or mentoring experience and an active research program. Preference will be given to those who can involve undergraduate students in their research.  We strongly encourage applications from candidates who can demonstrate through their teaching, scholarship, or service that they can contribute to the diversity and inclusive excellence of our community.


Application Details. Please visit our website to submit your electronic application: including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, a statement of teaching and research experience and goals, and the current email addresses for three professional references (at least one of whom can comment on your teaching effectiveness). Professional references will be contacted by Gettysburg College to submit letters of recommendation electronically.  Review of complete applications will begin October 5, 2018 and will continue until a successful candidate is found. Inquiries can be addressed to Dr. Andy Wilson (


Gettysburg College is a highly selective liberal arts college located within 90 minutes of the Baltimore/Washington metropolitan area. Established in 1832, the College has a rich history and is situated on a 220-acre campus with an enrollment of over 2,600 students. The College is a member of the Marine Science Education Consortium (MSEC) and has access to facilities at Duke University Marine Lab. Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.